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26 June 2015 13:38
Taliban militants in Afghanistan have gained control over a restive district in the country’s eastern province of Nuristan, local reports say.
The restive district of Waygal reportedly fell to the militants on Friday, after two days of fighting with Afghan forces.
An unknown number of casualties among Afghan forces have been reported.
According to local officials, government troops had no choice but to retreat from...
19 February 2015 17:38
Representatives of the Afghan militant group, Taliban, and the US are reportedly to hold talks in Qatar.
Reports say the Friday talks will include discussions on a possible peace deal.
"Five former members of the supreme council of the Afghan Taliban, headed by Tayyab Agha, will hold talks with the US," a senior Taliban cadre based in Pakistan told AFP on Thursday.
17 February 2015 0:06
16 December 2014 14:52
The death toll from a militant attack on an army-run school in Pakistan’s northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has risen to around 130 including 126 children, officials say.
The incident occurred on Tuesday when a group of pro-Taliban militants wearing military uniforms stormed the school in the city of Peshawar.
“The attack started with the gunmen entering the school in the morning...
13 December 2014 13:47
Taliban militants have shot dead a top official of Afghanistan's Supreme Court, the latest in a spate of strikes in the Afghan capital, Kabul, as most foreign troops prepare to withdraw from the country later in December.
Gunmen killed Atiqullah Raoufi, the head of the secretariat of the Afghan Supreme Court, as he left his home in western parts of Kabul...
19 June 2014 17:34
The Taliban militants have targeted NATO fuel trucks in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar Province near the border with Pakistan, officials say.
Idris Momand, a spokesperson for the local border police, said the bombing attacks near the Torkham border crossing took place at 4: 30 am local time on Thursday.
The Torkham crossing is known as a key supply route for the NATO as...
4 June 2014 17:35
Afghanistan’s Taliban militant group has released a video showing the handover of US army sergeant, Bowe Bergdahl, to American forces.
The footage was released on Wednesday, five days after the 28-year-old was handed over in exchange for five Taliban detainees held at the US-run Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.
“Don't return to Afghanistan again. Next time, nobody will release you," a Taliban...
26 February 2014 23:05
Afghan security forces have killed at least 57 Taliban militants and detained several others during cleanup operations in eastern province of Nangarhar, Press TV reports.
Afghan military officials said on Wednesday that the militants were killed in large-scale security operations in Hisarak and some other districts of the volatile province over the past five days.
Several militants were also injured during the...
6 November 2013 21:18
Pakistani politician Imran Khan has accused the United States of sabotaging peace efforts with the Pakistani Taliban by killing its chief Hakimullah Mehsud in a drone strike last Friday.
"Absolutely deliberate - this was a deliberate targeting of the peace process," Khan said in an interview with the state-run BBC, adding, "The US clearly knew what was going on and everyone...
3 November 2013 21:29
The Pakistani Taliban number two commander Khan Said, also known as Sajna, has been promoted to replace the slain leader Hakimullah Mehsud, militant commanders and security sources have said.
The Pakistani Taliban's top council on Saturday selected Khan Said to replace Hakimullah Mehsud, killed in a US drone strike the day before.
Said is believed to have masterminded an attack on a...
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